Category: Whats On

Free Fun Easter Activities

YFCL engages with local kids – With a Springtime, Easter break fast approaching in a few weeks, local group YFCL is heading out to Blantyre Primary Schools to promote FREE fun activities at KEAR Campus on Bardykes Road! The events are being hosted by the YFCL team and schools are being contacted in the coming […]

Luxury Scottish Wedding Show

A speculator free event takes place at High Blantyre’s Crossbasket Castle on Sunday 29th March. The Luxury Scottish Wedding Show takes place in the hall to the rear from 12pm – 4pm. Sensitively renovated, the 5* hotel provides a beautiful backdrop for a luxury wedding fayre and will attract businesses and individuals from all over Scotland. […]

Drive It Day

Crossbasket Classic Cars Rally Fleets of classic cars are set to descend upon Blantyre on Sunday 26th April when Crossbasket Castle hosts a classic car tour. The event, known as ‘Drive It Day’ is a fabulous one-day event where many classic cars will leave from Blantyre driving to Duns in the Scottish Borders for a visit […]

Summer Gala and Festive Event Dates Released

Local events group, Blantyre Community Committee have just released the dates of this year’s Summer Gala and Festive lights switch on. Dates to save in your diary for 2020 are as follows: Friday 28th August – ‘Dance Through the Decades’ outdoor fancy dress party. 500 limited tickets will be available for this major event, the largest […]

Psychic Night is coming!

A wonderful Phychic Night is coming to the Blantyre Miners Welfare. Psychic April Mackie is coming to the Welfare on 12th March 2020, with doors opening at 7pm. Tickets are just £10 and available from or dropping into the Haven in Blantyre. All proceeds of the event are in aid of the Haven.

Larkfield FunFair – Cancelled

The Funfair which was due to arrive at Larkfield, High Blantyre this coming Thursday has been cancelled. Taylor’s Fair made the business decision due to poor weather forecast. A spokesperson told us, “We apologise for any inconvenience and promise we’ll be back in Blantyre with lots of fun for all, when the weather is better […]

Venus and the Moon

Weather permitting, you should be able to see Venus and the Moon close together as two of the brightest objects in the sky tonight. For the best chance of observing this event you should head to an area with limited light pollution and look up to the sky in a southwesterly direction. The phenomenon also […]

Jane Henderson’s Debut Single

Local singer, Jane Henderson is launching her fantastic debut single in Glasgow at the end of next month. The venue is ‘Katie’s Bar’ in Glasgow on Thursday 26th March 2020, doors opening at 8pm. Jane is openly inviting everybody along and we hope this post creates some support. More talented Blantyre people!